Jacobs Electrical Engineer (Water and Utilties) in Dublin, Ireland

Electrical Engineer (Water and Utilties)


Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of full-spectrum technical, professional and consultancy services for industrial, commercial and government organisations globally.

With more than 74,000 people globally, our teams collaborate, innovate and create. Our people are proud to have been behind some of the greatest consultancy and engineering feats over the past 70 years.

We foster a collaborative and inclusive environment for our people, and our partners, and we want you to be a part of our growing business.

Our Infrastructure teams at Jacobs in Dublin, Cork and Belfast, boasts an extensive portfolio working on high profile, challenging projects, providing multidisciplinary solutions to water, wastewater, highways, transport, environment, waste and energy clients. From feasibility studies and planning, to design, construction management and operations and maintenance, we bring together the talent and expertise necessary to deliver success.

Our well-established Ireland Utilities team delivers projects in Energy, Water, Wastewater and Flood Management for clients across Ireland and the UK. We are growing to meet our clients’ needs and are actively recruiting at various levels.

We currently have opportunities for a Senior Electrical Engineer with high voltage experience to join our expanding Utilities team. Working on projects throughout Ireland, with possible travel to the UK, your responsibilities may include:

  • Leading or undertaking project tasks and engineering design on transmission and distribution projects at various stage in the project life cycle, while ensuring technical excellence and best practice to specifications

  • Working with multi-disciplinary teams to deliver projects within agreed timeframes and budgets to exceed our client’s expectations

  • Ensuring project financial and schedule performance

  • Driving health and safety in all aspects of our projects

  • Communicating and liaising effectively with colleagues, contracting engineers, subcontractors, sub-consultants and clients

  • Supporting tendering procedures and putting together proposals.

  • Providing guidance and support to less experienced graduate engineers or technicians



  • Minimum of an accredited Honours Electrical Engineering Degree (NFQ Level 8)

  • Proven experience in the design and management of transmission projects in particular 110 kV up to 400 kV

  • Proven ability to work as part of a team, liaising directly with client and other project team members

  • Experience conceiving and introducing innovative ideas, solutions or new ways of doing things

  • Excellent organisational and communication skills


  • Chartered Engineer

  • Knowledge and experience of IEC, EN, BS standards

  • Experience undertaking technical studies including, but not limited to lightning protection, earthing, short circuit

  • Working knowledge of contract types and procurement options.

  • Experience with construction management and/or site supervision of a contractor during construction

Our Culture

At Jacobs we have recently celebrated 10 years of our culture of caring - ‘BeyondZero’. We see safety differently - we strive to go BeyondZero by putting the health, safety and well-being of our employees first in everything we do.

When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred on inclusion and diversity. To find out more about our networks, check out our website:


JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.

Primary Location Ireland-Ireland Countrywide-Dublin

Req ID: BIA0000KG